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Chinese Nobel literature winner: censorship a must

December 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The 2012 Nobel Literature Prize laureate, Mo Yan of China speaks during a press conference Thursday Dec. 6, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy in Stockholm. The official prize giving ceremony takes place in Stockholm on Dec. 10. (AP Photo/Janerik Henriksson) SWEDEN OUT STOCKHOLM (AP) — This year’s Nobel Prize in literature winner, Mo Yan, [&hellip...

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About 350 die in Philippine typhoon, 400 missing

December 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Children retrieve their books and other belongings from their damaged home Wednesday Dec. 5, 2012, a day after powerful Typhoon Bopha hit Montevista township, in the Compostela Valley in southern Philippines. Typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo), one of the...

Islamists battle opponents as Egypt crisis grows

December 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters opposed to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans near burning garbage at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi fought with rocks, firebombs and sticks outside...

100,000 protest at Egypt’s presidential palace

December 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A protest by tens of thousands of Egyptians outside the presidential palace in Cairo turned violent on...

McAfee says he’s left Belize, is still on run

December 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, John McAfee speaks at a ceremony for the official presentation of equipment at the San Pedro Police Station in Ambergris Caye, Belize. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the...

Palestinian president returns triumphantly from UN

December 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians wave flags as they celebrate their successful bid to win U.N. statehood recognition in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returned home to a hero’s welcome after winning a resounding...

New Mexican president signs accord with opposition

December 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto, front, second from right, delivers a speech during a signing agreement ceremony in Mexico City, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Newly inaugurated President Enrique Pena Nieto and top opposition leaders have signed an...

Egypt’s president sets date for constitution vote

December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rally in front of Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Tens of thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president are demonstrating across Egypt Saturday in...

Mexico swears in president amid violent protests

December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Newly sworn-in Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto walks past a line of visiting dignitaries including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, as he leaves the National Palace after delivering his inaugural speech in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012....

Palestinian: new Israeli settlements a provocation

December 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, leaves the United Nations Plaza Hotel, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in New York. Euphoric Palestinians erupted in cheers, honked car horns and chanted “God is great” after the United Nations endorsed an...